More than 40 thousand Dutch cross-border workers
summary: Last year, 0.8 percent of all people employed in the European Union (EU) were living in one EU country and working in another. The proportion of cross-border workers from the Netherlands was...
Characteristics of employees not registered in the Netherlands and resident in, born in, or national of Germany or Belgium, 2012 (Dutch only)
Custom-made tables on persons not registered as resident in the Netherlands who work in the Netherlands, and are resident in, were born in, or have the nationality of Germany or Belgium, December...
Inbound commuters often live just across the border
In 2018, more than 80 thousand people were employed in the Netherlands while living in Belgium or Germany. These cross-border commuters mainly live in relatively small rural municipalities just...
5% of workers in Zuid-Limburg commute across the border
Of all regions in the Netherlands, Zuid-Limburg has the highest percentage of employees living in Germany or Belgium. In 2016, this was more than 5 percent.
8 thousand care workers commuting across the border
Almost 80 thousand workers in the Netherlands were cross-border commuters from Germany or Belgium in 2017, including 8 thousand working in the healthcare sector.